VAT Accountant - Full remote working up to £55,000

  • Location

    London, England

  • Sector:

    Tax in Commerce & Industry

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  • Salary:

    £40001 - £55000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Mo Hanslod

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  • Published:

    9 months ago

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This is a fantastic opportunity to join a FTSE 100 group in a varied and challenging VAT Accountant role. They offer flexible working and depending on circumstances can offer full remote working.

Job description:

  • Preparation and review of allocated VAT returns (UK and overseas)
  • Review of EC Sales lists and intrastat declarations
  • Review of balance sheet tax related reconciliations by set deadline
  • Assist with the review of the annual PSA returns
  • Monitor postings made to VAT accounts and ensuring all journals are supported by appropriate documentation and correctly posted
  • Provide advice and guidance to other teams within the shared services and within the divisions in terms of offering guidance on new products, invoice complexities and adhoc queries.
  • Assist with setting up new VAT registrations across the world
  • Complete system testing for new VAT rules and new products
  • Ensure systems are up to date for Vat rate changes, liaising with the system teams as appropriate
  • Prepare and provide VAT training to other SSC teams and the business as required
  • Maintain accurate working papers and documentation in accordance with department policy
  • Liaise with tax advisors, both overseas and UK, as required
  • Assist in addressing Tax authority queries in a timely and efficient manner
  • Assist with relevant project work (eg. acquisitions, disposals, restructuring etc)
  • Assist with the provision of information for audit queries
  • Assist with non-routine ad hoc VAT matters as required
  • Assist and train T&FA Accountants where required

What we're looking for

  • Qualified accountant or tax professional (ACA/ACCA/AAT/CTA/VAT Diploma preferred)
  • 4 years relevant Tax & Financial Accounting experience
  • Excellent communication skills at all levels including a wide range of stakeholders within the business
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced changing environment
  • Improves processes & systems

For more information, please contact Mo Hanslod at Brewer Morris.

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